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There are 5 ways to get from Abu Dhabi to Thuwal by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Abu Dhabi, train

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Jeddah (JED)
  2. Take the train from Jeddah Airport to King Abdullah Economic City

Bus to Dubai, fly, train

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station 1 to Max Metro Bus Stop Landside
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Jeddah (JED)
  3. Take the train from Jeddah Airport to King Abdullah Economic City

Bus to Sharjah, fly, train

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station to Al Jubail Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Jeddah (JED)
  3. Take the train from Jeddah Airport to King Abdullah Economic City

Drive to Doha, fly, train

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi to Doha
  2. Fly from Doha (DOH) to Jeddah (JED)
  3. Take the train from Jeddah Airport to King Abdullah Economic City

Drive

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi to Thuwal

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Saudi Arabia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Saudi Arabia from June 21.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Limited international flights leaving United Arab Emirates began to resume from July 7.

Last updated: February 8 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Thuwal is to drive which costs AED 750 - AED 1200 and takes 20h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Thuwal is to drive which takes 20h 10m and costs AED 750 - AED 1200.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi and Thuwal is 1578 km. The road distance is 1884.5 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 12m to get from Abu Dhabi to Thuwal, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Abu Dhabi Airport to Jeddah Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Thuwal is 1h behind Abu Dhabi. It is currently 5:07 PM in Abu Dhabi and 4:07 PM in Thuwal.

Yes, the driving distance between Abu Dhabi to Thuwal is 1884 km. It takes approximately 20h 10m to drive from Abu Dhabi to Thuwal.

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Royal Jordanian, Flynas, Saudia and three other airlines offer flights from Abu Dhabi Airport to Jeddah Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Thuwal. Prices start at 500﷼ per night.

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The best way to get from Abu Dhabi to Abu Dhabi Airport is to bus which takes 51 min and costs AED 5 - AED 8.

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Map of how to get from Abu Dhabi to Thuwal.
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  • Distance: 1577.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 12m

What companies run services between Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Thuwal, Saudi Arabia?

There is no direct connection from Abu Dhabi to Thuwal. However, you can take the bus to Abu Dhabi Intl Airport 1+3, take the walk to Abu Dhabi airport, fly to Jeddah, take the taxi to Jeddah Airport, take the train to King Abdullah Economic City, then take the taxi to Thuwal. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Max Metro Bus Stop Landside, take the walk to max Metro Station 1, take the subway to Airport Terminal 3 Metro Station 1, take the walk to Dubai airport, fly to Jeddah, take the taxi to Jeddah Airport, take the train to King Abdullah Economic City, then take the taxi to Thuwal.

Airlines
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500﷼ - 2400﷼
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Dammam
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
500﷼ - 2400﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 1800﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Medina
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 1800﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 1800﷼
Flights from Doha to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900﷼ - 3100﷼
Flights from Doha to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
900﷼ - 3100﷼
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Dammam
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 4200﷼
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 4200﷼
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
420﷼ - 1300﷼
Flights from Doha to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600﷼ - 2900﷼
Flights from Doha to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
600﷼ - 2900﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Doha
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950﷼ - 4100﷼
Flights from Sharjah to Jeddah via Doha
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900﷼ - 3800﷼
Flights from Doha to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 3700﷼
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 2300﷼
Flights from Doha to Jeddah via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700﷼ - 2800﷼
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750﷼ - 2500﷼
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Manama
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 2300﷼
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 2500﷼
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600﷼ - 6500﷼
Flights from Doha to Jeddah via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000﷼ - 3600﷼
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah via Amman
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400﷼ - 3700﷼
flyadeal
Website
flyadeal.com
Flights from Dubai to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550﷼ - 2400﷼
Jazeera Airways
Website
jazeeraairways.com
Flights from Doha to Jeddah via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1300﷼ - 4000﷼
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Doha to Jeddah via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 4700﷼
Train operators
Saudi Railways Company (SAR)
Phone
920000329
Email
customerservices@sar.com.sa
Website
sar.com.sa
Train from Jeddah Airport to King Abdullah Economic City
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
sar.hhr.sa
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
8009090
Email
ask@rta.ae
Website
rta.ae
Bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station 1 to Max Metro Bus Stop Landside
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
26﷼ - 40﷼
Schedules at
rta.ae
Sharjah Roads & Transport Authority
Phone
600525252
Website
srta.gov.ae
Bus from Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station to Al Jubail Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
34﷼
Schedules at
eforms.srta.gov.ae

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